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Definitions of Recycling Symbols/Numbers on Plastic Containers

PET
PETE
Polyethylene Terephalate Ethylene
Soft drink, juice, water,detergent, and cleaner bottles; cooking and peanut butter jars.
HDPE
HDPE
High Density Polyethylene
Milk and water jugs, bleach bottles, detergent and shampoo bottles. Plastic bags and grocery bags, motor oil bottles, household cleaners and butter tubs.
PVC
PVC
Polyvinyl Cloride
Window cleaner, cooking oils, and detergent bottles; peanut butter jars and water jugs.
LDPE
LDPE
Low Density Polyethylene
Plastic bags and grocery bags, dry cleaning bags and flexible film packaging; some bottles.
PP
PP
Polypropylene
Caps, disks, syrup bottles, yogurt tubs, straws and file packaging.
PS
PS
Polystyrene
Foam meat trays, egg cartons, plates, cutlery, carry-out containers and clear trays.
  Other
Other Plastics
Polycarbonate, Acrylic, ABS, Mixed Plastics
Includes resins not mentioned or combinations of plastics.
 


California Refund Value (CRV) - As consumers we pay a CRV when we purchase beverages from a retailer and are reimbursed when we redeem the container at a buy-back recycling center. CRV materials include aluminum, glass, plastic, and bi-metal beverage containers. Look for the CRV logo on these container types.

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